By Mehka

With protests going on across the country over police brutality, Chicago is attempting to do something unprecedented for victims of police attacks.


Chicago approved an unprecedented deal on Wednesday to compensate victims that were tortured while in police custody between the 1970s and 1980s under a former police commander.

Along with a formal apology, the Chicago City Council unanimously agreed to award a total of $5.5 million to living survivors with abuse claims, up to $100,000 per person. Survivors and their family members may also receive counseling and free college tuition in city schools. More than 100 people …read more

Via:: Notes From the Underground


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